Kvitova Rallies Past Goerges in Stuttgart

By Tumaini Carayol (April 25, 2013) STUTTGART - Julia Goerges and Petra Kvitova put on a three-set exhibition of power in Stuttgart on Thursday at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix.   As expected, the battle between the two ball crushers was … [Read more...]

Checking in with the Germans at Family Circle Cup

  By Stephanie Neppl (April 3, 2013) CHARLESTON, SC - A talented German contingency is in Charleston for the 2013 Family Circle Cup, but it has been a mixed week for its top stars.   A year ago, four Germans were in the top 20: Andrea … [Read more...]

Clinical Sharapova Continues Her Mission, Li Na Advances

By Jaclyn Stacey (January 20, 2013) MELBOURNE PARK, Australia - Kirsten Flipkens became the next victim in Maria Sharapova’s mission for a second Australian Open title on Sunday, the second seed demolishing her Belgian opponent in straight sets 6-1, … [Read more...]

Goerges Upsets No. 2 Radwanska in First Round of Olympics

Under a closed roof at Wimbledon’s Centre Court, Julia Goerges of Germany upset No. 2 seed and Wimbledon runner-up Agnieszka Radwanska from Poland 7-5, 6-7 (5), 6-4 in the first round of the tennis event at the London Olympic games. No. 24 Goerges … [Read more...]

Bartoli, Jankovic, Kuznetsova Fall in Upset Filled Monday in Toronto

By Brodie McPhee TORONTO, Canada - Main draw action got under way on Monday at the Rogers Cup. It was a day filled with surprises and upsets as seeds Marion Bartoli, Jelena Jankovic, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Svetlana Kuznetsova all fell in the … [Read more...]

Madrid: Nadal Wins with a Heavy Heart, Djokovic Tested Streak at 31

  There was more than a match on his mind when Rafael Nadal took to the court on Saturday at the Madrid Open. Rafael Nadal had to overcome more than Roger Federer on court. Nadal was visibly emotionally distressed at the death of golfer Spanish … [Read more...]

Wozniacki, Stosur and Schiavone Upset in Madrid

Second straight tournament, second straight win for Germany’s Julia Goerges over No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki. This time it was 6-4, 1-6, 6-3 in the third round of the Madrid open on Thursday. Goerges had to rally from 0-3 down in the first set while … [Read more...]

Tuesday in Stuttgart

By Tumaini Carayol STUTTGART- Sam Stosur, Julia Goerges and Sabine Lisicki all moved into the second round of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart on Tuesday with straight sets victories.   It was far from plain sailing for Stosur, who … [Read more...]